Mohbad was a signee of Marlian Records, a record label owned by Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley.
In a statement released after Mohbad’s death, Naira Marley expressed his grief and described Mohbad as more than just a signee or an artist. He referred to Mohbad as a brother and expressed his condolences to Mohbad’s family and friends.
Naira Marley also called for a thorough investigation into Mohbad’s death, stating that they owed Mohbad all the assistance they could provide to help uncover any foul play or injustice. He described Mohbad’s death as a loss to everyone and urged his fans to pray for Mohbad’s family.
The Circumstances of Mohbad’s Death
According to reports, Mohbad was rushed to the hospital after he suddenly collapsed at his home in Ikorodu, Lagos State. Despite efforts to revive him, he was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital. The exact cause of his death is still unknown, and the circumstances surrounding it remain unclear.
Following the news of his death, the Nigeria Police Force promised to investigate the circumstances surrounding his death. Mohbad’s management team also released an official statement confirming his death and expressing their grief over the loss of their artist.
Following the news of Mohbad’s death, tributes and reactions have poured in from fans, fellow musicians, and celebrities alike. Many have taken to social media to express their condolences and share memories of the late singer.
Naira Marley, who previously signed Mohbad to his record label, took to Instagram to react to the news with a simple yet heartfelt post that read, “Damn! Mohbad.” Other musicians, including Olamide and Tacha, also shared their condolences on social media.
Despite the outpouring of support and condolences, there has been some controversy surrounding the cause of Mohbad’s death. Some have speculated that he may have died from a drug overdose, while others have suggested that foul play may have been involved. However, these claims have not been confirmed by any official sources, and it is important to wait for more information before jumping to conclusions.
Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad, was laid to rest on September 15, 2023, in Lagos, Nigeria. The burial ceremony was attended by family members, friends, colleagues, and fans of the late singer.
According to a report by BBC News Pidgin, Mohbad’s family confirmed his death, which had earlier been reported on social media.
However, the burial was not without controversy. A Vanguard News report revealed that a dispute had erupted over Mohbad’s estate, with some distant relatives of the deceased singer victimizing his wife. The report also featured videos of the incident, which went viral on social media.
They stated that “Imole finally at peace,” referring to Mohbad’s nickname, which means “Light” in Yoruba. A BBC News Pidgin report stated that the police had promised to carry out a diligent investigation into the singer’s death.
Who is Sam Larry and what is his connection to Mohbad?
Samson Erinfolami Balogun, popularly known as Sam Larry, is a Nigerian music and show promoter. He is the owner of Sam Larry Events, a company that provides event planning and management services. Sam Larry is also associated with Marlian Music, a record label owned
However, Sam Larry’s relationship with Mohbad became strained after a video surfaced online showing him and his men disrupting the filming of Mohbad’s music video with Zlatan. The video sparked outrage on social media, with many accusing Sam Larry of assaulting and bullying Mohbad.
Following Mohbad’s death, Sam Larry faced backlash from numerous Nigerians who inundated his Instagram page with criticism. However, he has since denied any involvement in Mohbad’s death, stating that he loved the late singer and was not responsible for his demise.